The celebrated Moral Philosopher Socrates while under sentence of Death a Athens, composing an Hymn to Apollo.Engraved for Millar's New, Complete & Universal System of Geography.
Published by Alex.r Hogg No.46 Paternoster Row Novr. 30 1782.
Copper engraving, 250 x 205mm. 9¾ x 8". One horizontal crease.
Greek philosopher Socrates (469-399BC), seated on steps in prison, facing three-quarter to left, writing with a pen in his right hand. In distinctive decorative border/frame, from George Henry Millar's 'The new and universal System of Geography, being a complete history and description of the whole world. ...' 1782.
De Vesme: 1729, iv/iv.
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